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Testrite's Artist Bridge is a sturdy, transparent acrylic shelf that allows you to add details to your painting without smearing the wet parts, to rule straight lines with a brush or pen, or to steady a shaking hand.
It fits over canvas panels and traditional depth stretched canvases.
® Testrite is a registered trademark.
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A Bridge over Troubled Artwork
By Clyde Caldwell
from Mukwonago, WI
Comments about Testrite Artist Bridge:
I work on a drawing board doing fantasy art oil paintings. I used a homemade wooden bridge for years until I found the Testrite Artist Bridge. I use the 30" one and it is just the right size for use on my paintings. I recently broke my old one and ordered a new one. Unfortunately Dick Blick is no longer carrying this product! Bring back the 30" Testrite Artist Bridge! It's a great product!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Helps prevent smearing your work
from Los Angeles CA
I was surprised at how sturdy this bridge is. It is comfortable and works well with charcoal drawing on a flat or slightly angled surface
A wonderful tool
from Naples, Florida
I no longer smudge! I use this to transfer my line drawings to canvas so they are ready to paint. Always was a messy job, with lots of unwanted graphite getting on the canvas. I spent a lot of time erasing. The bridge fits wonderfully over canvas and provides a sturdy support. I like the fact there is a hole drilled in the lucite so the bridge can be hung on the wall and out of the way. Makes storing it easy.
Very helpful....quick response!
from Cotuit, Ma
Product received damage..customer service was very helpful, courteous and handled my replacement request quickly...I find the artist bridge, hand support to be very helpful in my painting activities..would definitely recommend Blick to friends..
Testrite Artist Bridge
from Washington, D.C.
I worked exactly like I hoped it would. It is comfortable.
Great and handy!!!
from Central Coast, CA
The Artist Bridge is a wonderful thing! It was such a joy to use it for transferring an image to my watercolor paper! I didn't have any mess left by graphite transferring why you move your hand over the paper. I bought this bridge for drawing work, but found a great additional application for this tool! Love it!
from Jamestown, North Dakota
I do alot of pencil drawings and I really like this. Only thing i would change is... It could be a little wider
from Nashville, TN
I probably should have gotten a size up because I use it for ICON painting but I just had to put some felt pads to rais it up above the surface of the Icon board. So now it works perfectly and for Icon painters I might suggest the larger option
Artist Bridge to assist hand tremors
By Painted Lady
from Glen Allen, VA
I had been searching for some sort of support to use with detailed watercolor painting, so purchased both sizes to use at home. I am a painting instructor at local Art Center, and was observing one of my students who hands were plagued with constant tremors, so I brought them in for her to try to support her hands while doing an acrylic painting. She was so amazed & happy, it worked wonderfully!! This order is for a set of her own to keep at home now, and I will keep mine at the classroom. I really like the Transparency of the bridges so you can observe your work entirely as you are painting, too!
A necessary device...
from Brimfield, MA
If you work flat as I do, this is the best way to keep your work pristine. And the fact that it's transparent is a plus. I love it!
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